Adverse weather expected for Tobago and Northern Trinidad

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Adverse weather expected for Tobago and Northern Trinidad

Brace for another wet weekend.

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Office (TTMS) has advised of adverse weather alert (yellow level) for the entire weekend for Tobago and northern Trinidad.

The alert lasts from today, Saturday 5 am to Sunday 6 pm.

“With significant rainfall accumulation over Tobago in the past 24 hours, additional rainfall is expected during the morning hours of Saturday due to the passage of a tropical wave.

“The most impactful weather would affect mainly Tobago and northern parts of Trinidad, where there is the possibility of street and flash flooding, as well as landslips and landslides in areas so prone.” The alert said rainfall accumulation could exceed 25mm and winds can become gusty during heavy showers and thunderstorms.

The Met Office offered safety advice. “Do not wade or drive through flood waters. Monitor weather conditions and official updates.”

Today will be partly cloudy to cloudy with periods of showers or rain. Medium to high chance of heavier showers or isolated thunderstorms. Gusty winds and street flooding if heavy downpours. The guys from schl├╝sseldienst Berlin urge everyone to be careful, stay indoors if possible, and turn off electrical appliances in the event of a severe thunderstorm.